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  1. Edited Papers of International Conference on Knowledge Networking in ICT Era( With Dr. Manorma Srinath, A.Hariharan and Dr. P Panneerselvam) Chennai, Central Library, B.S.Abdur Rahman Cresent Engineering College and SALIS, 2009 Vol. I and II pp.871
  2. Edited SALIS 2008 Papers of National Conferenc Re-Building the Libraries: Learning from the Past to Plan for the Future ( A. Hariharan, S.Srinivasa Ragavan and M. Mandhirasalam) August, 2008, pp. 519
  3. Edited SALIS 2007 Papers of National Conference on Future Technoloies for Empowering LIS Professionals: Challenges and Opportunities ( With A. Hariharan, Dr. K. Nithyanandam) August, 2007, pp. 512
  4. Prepared Workshop Course Material on"Web Resources Management for Excellence for the participants of INDEST-ACTE Consortium National Workshop organised by Central Library of IIT Madras during 16th July to 18th July 2007, pp.119
  5. Prepared Workshop Course Material on "LIS Teacher and the Digital Future " for the participants of National Workshop on LIS Teacher and the Digital Future jointly organised by Central Library, IIT Madras and IATLIS during 17th to 19th January 2007 at IIT Madras, pp.179
  6. Edited SALIS 2006 Papers of National Conference on Initiatives in Libraries and Information Centers in the Digital Era ( With A. Hariharan, Dr. S. Murlidhar, Dr. J. Dominic and V. Sakthi Regha) June, 2006, pp. 594
  7. Edited XXV All India Conference of IASLIC and Special Interest Group(SIG) Meetings on LIS Profession in India Vision fo 2010 with Amitabh Chatterjee, Arjun Dasgupta,Ramkrishna Saha,Deepak Kr.Nag,Ms. Sibani Ray,Ms. Kalpna Majumdar, Kolkata,IASLIC,2005 p 1-392
  8. Edited as Student Editor for College Magazine during 1974-1975 at KA College,
  9. Edited Conference Volume (With Dr. P.Pichappan, Dr. Ramesh Kundra) of SIS2004 22nd Annual Convention and Conference on Digital Information Exchange: Pathways to Build Global Information Society. January, 2004
  10. Edited Conference Volume (With Dr.H.K.Kaul) of National Convention on Library and Information Networking
  11. Edited Talking Points of NACLIN 2000 with Dr. R. Satyanarayana and Ms Sangeeta Kaul,
  12. Edited READIT 2001 Conference Volume (With Dr. S.Venkadesan ) on Digital Asset management.
  13. Edited Souvenir (With Dr. A. Amudhavalli) on Madras Library Association Platinum Jubilee Celebrations, Seminar on Information Professionals for the Digital Era 29th 30th January 2003
  14. Edited SIS2004 22nd Annual Convention and Conference Volume on Digital Information Exchange; Pathways to Build Global Information Society (With Dr. P. Pichappan, Dr. Ramesh Kundra) January, 2004
  15. Edited Souvenir on SIS2004, Central Library, IIT Madras, January 2004
  16. Edited Soveniir of XXV All India Conference of IASLIC, Chennai, Central Library, IIT Madras, December 2005 p.1-46

Contribution To Foreign Journals / Conferences

  1. Harish Chandra, Transformative Effects of the Application of ISO 9001: 2008 Standard on Library Resources & Services offered to Stakeholders : A Case Study of the Central Library of Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India. Submitted for IFLA WLIC during 11-16 August, 2012
  2. Harish Chandra, Sustenance of Science & Technology Libraries as Multi Academic Activities Centers for New Generation Users: An Indian Perspective. Accepted for 33rd Annual IATUL Conference "LIBRARY STRATEGIES FOR NEW GENERATION USERS"  scheduled during 04-07 June 2012 at NTU Singapore
  3. R. Henry Joseph, Dr. Harish Chandra, C R Sekar, Dr K L Mahawar (2011) Evidence Based Library Services for Building User Confidence in Special Libraries: A Case Study of St.Peter’s University.  2nd International Conference of Asian Special Libraries, United Nation University, & Reference Service, U.S.Embassy, Tokyo, Japan Feb 10-12, p335-341. 
  4. Saleh Al-zharani, Saravady,S, Harish Chandra and Pit.Pichappan, Controlled EHR Access in Secured Health Information System, Proceedings of the First IEEE International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM2006) 6-8 December 2006, Bangalore, IEEE, pp. 64-68
  5. Harish Chandra, Planning, Design and Construction of the Central Library Building as Dynamic Engine and Multi-Functional Complex facilitating the Sharing, Interaction and Exchange of Learning, Research Experiences, Knowledge and Information to achieve Academic Excellence: A Case Study of Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) World Library and Information Congress:72nd IFLA General Conference and Council, 20-24 August, 2006, Seoul, Korea, 124 Library Buildings and Equipments,p. 1-16
  6. Harish Chandra, Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centers Golden Jubilee All India Conference Report, Library Hi Tech News, Volume 23 Issues 3, 2006 pp. 3-4
  7. Harish Chandra, Development and Use of Web based Information Resources with Specific Reference to E-Books: A Case for S&T Libraries. First International Convention on Mapping Technology on Libraries and People Ed by T.A.V. Murthy etal. Ahmedabad, INFLIBNET, 13-15 February, 2003. p. 575-586
  8. Harish Chandra, Integrated Action Strategy for Management of S&T Sector Libraries in India: A Key Stone for Improving Educational Effectiveness for New Learning Environment. Accepted for IATUL 2003 Conference to be held at he Middle East Technical University Library during June 2-5, 2003 at Ankara, Turkey
  9. Harish Chandra, Indian Institute of Technology Madras. Meeting papers, The Regional Consultation Meeting on the preservation of Digital Heritage for Asia and the Pacific - Canberra , National Library of Australia, 4-6 November 2002. p. 29-35
  10. Harish Chandra and Jagpal Singh, Information system: A determinant of development amongst SAARC countries. 44th FID conference & congress, Finland, Aug. 28 - Sept. 1, 1988,p. 179-188
  11. Narendra Kumar and Harish Chandra, Impact of scientific management on Ranganathan's philosophy: International conference on Ranganathan's philosophy, assessment, impact and relevance, New Delhi, 1985,p. 474-481
  12. Harish Chandra and Jagpal Singh, Integrated information system. Journal of Information Science: Principle and Practice Vol.19: 1, 1993, p.321-326
  13. Jagdish Arora, Harish Chandra and R.K.Bhatt, Computer communication networks and their use for information retrieval and dissemination: Basic tutorial and current scenario of networks in India. Microcomputers for Information Management. Vol.9, No.4, 1992,p. 241-261
  14. Harish Chandra etal, Database creation in IIT Delhi library: Some strategic issues. Proceedings of NIT 92: The 5th International conference on new information technology; edited by Ching-Chin Chen, Nov. 30 - Dec. 2, 1992, Hong Kong.
  15. Harish Chandra Doorways to Resource Sharing Among Indian Institutes of Technology Libraries for Creating 21st Century Library & Information Services under Digital Environment IATUL Proceedings (New Series) Vol 12, 2002, Kansas City, Missouri, USA, June 2-6, 2002.

Contribution To Indian Journals/ Conferences

  1. R. Henry Joseph, Dr. Harish Chandra and P. Ramesh E-journals Collection Building at St.Peter’s University Central Library:  A Case Study. Submitted for ICEP 2012 at University of Pondicherry
  2. Harish Chandra, The Central Library of IIT Madras as the Multi Academic Activities Center, SLA Asian Chapter News, Vol. 8, Issue 2, 2012, p. 8
  3. Harish Chandra, Message from the President, SLA Asian Chapter News, Vol. 8, Issue 2, 2012, p. 10
  4. Harish Chandra, Implementing Best Practices in the Central Library Website of Indian Institute of Technology Madras. Proceedings of 57th All India Library Conference of Indian Library Association on Knowledge Society: Innovations in Librarianship, Manglore, ILA, 23rd -25th Febuary 2012, pp 627-632.
  5. Harish Chandra, Refocusing on Capacity Building Strategic Shifts for Preparing LIS Professionals for Future Special Libraries. Leadership and Professionalism for New Age Libraries edited by Dr P.K. Jain et al, New Delhi, Book Well, 2012, pp. 311 - 316
  6. Surya. M, A.Hariharan, Harish Chandra and S.Murlidharan, Essential Information Literacy Skills of LIS professionals in Engineering Institutions based on ACRL Standards: Need of a Study, SALIS Journal of Library and Information Science ( an international journal) Vol. I Number I Jan-Mar 2009 pp.26-33
  7. Murlidharan, S, A.Hariharan and Harish Chandra, SALIS in LIS Professional Development, SALIS Journal of Library and Information Science ( an international journal), Vol.I Number I Jan-Mar 2009, pp 34-38
  8. Harish Chandra, Developing World Class Libraries for Building Global Information Society: Approaches and Strategies Proceedings of National Convention on Library and Information Networking (NACLIN 2008) held at Karunya University, Coimbatore during November 4-7, edited by H.K.Kaul and J. Dominic, pp. 19-31
  9. Harish Chandra, Capacity Building Measures to Meet the Challenges Facing LIS Profession, Library & Information Science in Digital Age : Essays in honour of Prof. M.P. Satija edited by Jagtar Singh, Indervir Malhan and Trishanjit Kaur, New Delhi, Ess Ess Publications, 2009, pp.700-709
  10. Harish Chandra, Disaster Management in Libraries and Information Centers, Proceedings of the 12th National Convention on Knowledge, Library and Information Networking (NACLIN 09 ) )held at Punjab University, Chandigarh during Septemebr 22-30, 2009, edited by H.K. Kaul and V.K.Anand, pp. 273-287
  11. Harish Chandra, From Dr. Chandra's Pen, Collnet Journal of Scientometrics and Information Management, Vol:1, Mumber: 2, December 2007, New Delhi, Taru Publications, pp. ix-xii
  12. Harish Chandra, Framework for the Creation of Digital Knowledge Resources to meet the Challanges for Digital Future: A Librarian's Perspective, Proceedings of National Convention on Library and Information Networking (NACLIN 2007) held at India International Center, New Delhi during November 20-23, edited by H.K.Kaul and Sangeeta Kaul, pp. 357-366
  13. Harish Chandra, My Reminiscences with Prof. C.R. Karisiddappa, In Prof. C. R. Karisiddappa Festschrift: Library and Information Science Profession in the Knowledge Society, edited by M.M. Koganuramath, B.D. Kumbar and B.S. Kademani. New Delhi: Allied, 2008, pp. 07-12.
  14. Harish Chandra, Industrial Information Service, Proceedings of National Convention on Library and Information Networking (NACLIN 2005) held at University of Jammu, Jammu during Septemebr 27-30, 2006, edited by H.K. Kaul and I.V.Malhan, pp.345-363
  15. Harish Chandra, Digital Library Project Management and Governance of Services: Implementation Issues and Solutions, Conference Proceedings of EMPI Digital Library National Convention-2007 New Delhi, EMPI B-School Publishing, 2007, p.289-304
  16. Harish Chandra, Capacity Building Synergies for National Library of India to facilitate Administrative & Organizational Development for Digital Future, The National Library, India: An Intellectual Resources ( NACONAL 2006) held at Kolkata, November 13-14, 2006, Organised by The Natioal Library, Ministry of Culture, Governmemt of India. pp.359-373
  17. Harish Chandra, Application of ISO-9001: 2000 in Libraries and Information Centers, DELNET Newsletter, Volume 12 Nos. 1&2, December, p.10-12 (Based on my Invited Talk at DELNET, New Delhi)
  18. RFID Enhances Digital Library Security and Value Added Library Services: An Implementation Experience, Proceedings of the National Conference on Information Management in Digital Libraries, organized by IIT Kharagpur, 2-4 August, 2006, Kolkata, Radical Impression, p. 481- 486
  19. Harish Chandra, Digital Resources: An Innovative Tools for Modern Libraries, Souvenir of one day Workshop on Digital Information: An Innovative Tool for Modern Libraries, Vellore, Vellore Institute of Technology (Deemed University), 2006 p. 10-21
  20. Harish Chandra, Central Library System of Indian Institute of Technology Madras: From Concept to Comletion, Soveniir of XXV All India Conference of IASLIC, Chennai, Central Library, IIT Madras, December 2005 pp.14-25
  21. Harish Chandra, Role of Digital Libraries in S&T Sector, Seminar on Migration to e-World: Challanges & Opportunities for Library Professionals, Chennai, University Libray, Anna University, 8-9, December 2005 p. 83-100
  22. Harish Chandra, Open Access to Knowledge Resources in Science and Technology: The Role of Digital Reference Service to Facilitate Accessing Scholarly Information Proceedings of SIS 2005, Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam. January 2005 p.493-602.
  23. Harish Chandra, Digital Patents Information Resources, Science City News Letter, VOL 3 - No.2, November 2004, p 3-4
  24. Harish Chandra, Capacity Building in Technical Libraries, Proceedings of the National Symposium on "Capacity Building in Technical Libraries in the Present Digital Era", 5-6 November, 2004, National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research, Chennai, p.1-13
  25. Harish Chandra, Patents Information Support Services, Proceedings of National Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights, Sri Ramachandra College of Management of Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai, March 2004,p.18-21
  26. Harish Chandra, Automation Activities and Strategy at IIT Madras Central Library, Information, Communication, Library and Community Development (Festchrift in Honour of Pof. C.P. Vashishth) edited by Dr. B.Ramesh Babu and Dr. S. Gopalakrishan, Delh, B.R.Publishing Corporation, 2004, p745-754
  27. Harish Chandra, Digital Library : Planning, Development and management in S&T sector: Seminar on mergning trends in digital library and web resources management in sceince and technology : Course Material. department of library Kongu Engineering College January 2004
  28. Harish Chandra, On-line database technology: A trend setter for a library system, Prof. Kaula festschrift, New Delhi, Concept, 1990, p. 153-160
  29. Harish Chandra and Narendra Kumar, Network based public library system, Proceedings of 31st ILA conference, Baroda, 1985, p.153160
  30. Harish Chandra, Role of library and information services in decision-making, Proceedings of 5th GILA Conference, Hardware, 1985, p. 14-18
  31. Harish Chandra, Role of continuing education in improving the effectiveness of reference librarians: Operational strategy, Seminar, Trivandrum, University of Kerala, 1986, p. 1-7
  32. Harish Chandra, Need for functional training programme to meet challenges of modernization of engineering libraries: Some reflections, Proceedings of 33rd ILA conference, Tiruchirapalli, 1987,p. 189-195
  33. Harish Chandra, J.S.Lohia and Hans Raj, Library & information science teaching through distance education in India, University News, Sept. 13, 1993, p. 11-13
  34. The same article as listed against serial No.6 has been reproduced in CLIS Observer. Vol.11, No.1-2, January-June, 1994, p. 38-41
  35. Harish Chandra, Information support services: Role of a modern library in an industrial environment RILISAR Bulletin Vol. 10:1, Feb 1996, p. 6-10
  36. Harish Chandra, Continuous quality improvement in library and information science teaching through distance education in India: Approaches and Experiences. Information and Society a Festschrift volume. Edited by L.S.Ramaiah etal. ESS ESS Publication. 1997, p. 121-131
  37. Harish Chandra, Impact of Prof. S.M.Tripathi on Indian Library science research scholars: Some personal reminiscences under publication Indian Journal of Information, Library and Society, Vol.10, No.3-4, p. 9-16
  38. Harish Chandra, Augmenting library finances in S&T libraries from concept to application, Proceedings of 43rd ILA Conference, Chandigarh.1997p. 503-513
  39. Harish Chandra, Patent information sources on Internet for R&D activities. Proceedings of CALIBER-99 on Academic Libraries in Internet Era. INFLIBNET. 1999, p. 220-227
  40. Harish Chandra, Multimedia application: A librarian's view. 18th Annual Convention and Conference of Society for Information Science. Chandigarh Feb.12-13, 1999 (Accepted)
  41. Harish Chandra, Financial resource generation and shift to electronic information era at the Central Library of IIT Madras. Proceedings of 44th All India Library Conference. Hyderabad 1999, p. 67-75
  42. Harish Chandra, Information technology based library and information services: a case study of Indian Institute of Technology Madras. National seminar on challenges before the university libraries in India in the 21st Century. Vadodara. ILA. 9-12 August 1999 p. 277-284
  43. Harish Chandra, The role of Librarians as knowledge leaders for the new millennium with specific reference to S&T libraries. Accepted for the commemoration volume for Dr. C.P. Shukla
  44. Harish Chandra, Application of ISO-9001 in the Central Library of IIT Madras: Some experiences. Special Publication No 39 Information management in the context of fast emerging information society. Agra, IASLIC, December 1999. p151-156
  45. Harish Chandra, Relevance of total quality management for university and college libraries: An overview. Library Vision 2010: Indian libraries and librarianship, Hisar, ILA, 1999, p. 669-677
  46. Harish Chandra and R.K.Bhatt, Challenges to Indian librarians with specific reference to developments in information technology: Current scenario, Library Vision 2010: Indian libraries and librarianship, Hissar, ILA, 1999, p. 328-334
  47. Bhatt R.K, Harish Chandra and J.P.Srivastava, Development of university and college libraries in India during pre and post independence period: A historical study. Library Vision 2010: Indian libraries and librarianship, Hissar, ILA, 1999, p. 1-15
  48. Harish Chandra et al, Digital initiatives with special reference to library membership records at the Central Library of Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Library and Information Networking, New Delhi, DELNET, 2001, p.37-51
  49. Harish Chandra Information support services for industries: Role of Library and Information Centres. Library and Information Networking, New Delhi, DELNET, 2001, p.336-339
  50. Harish Chandra, Central Library of IIT Madras: A Profile, Souvenir of NACLIN 2000, Chennai, Central Library of IIT Madras, p.27-39
  51. Harish Chandra, Bricks for competence building in libraries, Convention Papers IIM-MANLIBNET 3rd Annual National Convention on Business Librarianship & Information Services from Independence to Interdependence, March 12-14, 2001 Lucknow, IIM, p.181-187.
  52. Harish Chandra, Creating a digital library for intellectual property laws with specific reference to patents. Proceeding of UGC. National Seminar on "Internet Technologies" 30th-31st August 2000, Organised by the Department of Library and Information Science, University of Madras,
  53. Harish Chandra, Multimedia application in S&T libraries. In Electronic Libraries. Ed. by Sangayya S Sirurmath and others, Mumbai, Allied, 2002
  54. Harish Chandra, Web content management : A librarian's perception. National Convention on Library and Information Networking ( NACLIN 2001), New Delhi, DELNET, 2002, p.1-10
  55. Harish Chandra, Management of electronic journals at the Central Library of IIT Madras, National Convention on Library and Information Networking (NACLIN 2001), New Delhi, DELNET, 2002, p.70-81
  56. Harish Chandra, Web based document delivery service at the Central Library of IIT Madras. Submitted for CALIBER 2002 on Internet Engineering for Libraries and Information Centres, Ahemdabad, INFLIBNET, February, 2002, p.9-16
  57. Harish Chandra, Building E-Collections in S&T Libraries, Proceedings of National Conference on Information Management in e-libraries (IMeL), edited by S. Parthan and V.K .Jeeva, Kharagpur, Allied Publishers, 2002, p.421-427
  58. Harish Chandra, Digital library for patents. National Convention on Library and Information Networking ( NACLIN 2002 ), New Delhi, DELNET, 2002, p. 159-171
  59. Harish Chandra, Digital Reference Service at the Central Library of IIT Madras, 48th All India Library Conference on Electronic Information Environment and Library Services a Contemporary Paradigm, Delhi, ILA , 2003 . p.551-563
  60. Harish Chandra, Resource Sharing and Networking of Engineering College Libraries, Proceedings of Second ASSIST Annual Seminar on Resource Sharing and Networking of Engineering College Libraries edited by V.G.Talawar et al, ASSIST, Bangalore, 2002, p 3-17
  61. Harish Chandra, Rural Information System: A Tool for Bridging Rural-Urban Divide. Accepted for Seetha Rama Festchrift Volume.(Under Publication)
  62. Harish Chandra, E-Resources Management with Specific Reference to E-Reference Sources: Initiatives and Issues. SIS 2003, Proceedings of 21st Annual Convention and Conference, Volume 1, Roorkee, IIT Roorkee, 9-12 April, 2003. p 190-198.
  63. Harish Chandra, Library Automation Strategy: A Case Study of the Central Library of Indian Institute of Technology Madras. Proceedings of 5th Annual National MANLIBNET Convention on Emerging Digital Library Initiatives and Future of Business and Management Information in India, March 6-8, 2003, XLRI, Jamshedpur. p 67-73
  64. Harish Chandra, Creating Customer Awareness on Library and Information services, Experiences and Expectations, National Seminar on Challenges in Delivering Quality Service in Management and Technical Libraries on April 25th-26th 2003 at Manipal, TAPMI. p 13-18.
  65. Harish Chandra, Usage of E-Books and E-Journals at IIT Madras: Strategy and Initiatives. Electronic Publications-Seminar Papers of National Seminar on Electronic Publications, Hyderabad, MGNIRSA, 23-24 March, 2006, p.101-111
  66. Harish Chandra, Development of E-Services for Promoting Education and Research Through Digital Library Initiatives, Proceedings of National Convention on Library and Information
    Networking (NACLIN 2005) held at PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore from August 22-26, 2005, edited by H K Kaul and Gayathri Sen p 1-17.
  67. Harish Chandra, Creating e-Information Environment for Academic Excellence through Implementing INDEST Consortia: A Case Study of the Central Library of Indian Institute of Technology Madras. In Digital Information Resources and Networks on India: Essays In Honour of Prof. Jaginder Singh Ramdev edited by Rajwant Singh Chilana, New Delhi, UBSPD, 2006 p 120-130
  68. Harish Chandra, Application of ISO-9001: 2000 in Libraries and Information Centers . In Technology Management in Libraries : a Festschrift Volume in honour of Dr. E. Rama Reddy edited by A.L.Moorthy etal, New Delhi, Allied Publishers, 2006, p53-64


Contribution to Indian Newspapers/ Magazine

  1. Harish Chandra, Zero based budgeting, Hindustan Times 25-12-1985, p. 9
  2. Harish Chandra, Reaching justice to the common man: A comment, Hindustan Times, May 5, 1983, p. 9.
  3. Harish Chandra, Polluted environment, Hindustan Times, 13, -3-1984, p. 9
  4. Harish Chandra, Manoranjan kyon, Vasudha, 1980, p. 3

Unpublished Work

  1. Central Library: Strategic Plan for Future, August 2001
  2. Development and Implementation of Digital Library: Plan and Priorities, September, 2001
  3. Study of Under-graduate Libraries of Delhi University Libraries System, May 1979: Master of Library & Information Science Dissertation
  4. Rural Information System: Design and Development: Ph. D. Thesis

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